Rush Limbaugh’s Longtime Beachfront Home in Florida Sells for Record Price


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The Palm Beach, Fla., home where the late, great conservative talk radio king Rush Limbaugh lived and worked has sold for a record price for real estate in the area, according to Friday reports.

The home was listed last year by Limbaugh’s widow, Kathryn Adams Limbaugh, and was purchased for $155 million by an anonymous buyer through an LLC, the Western Journal noted.

“The property was where Limbaugh, who lost his battle with lung cancer in February 2021, lived and worked,” the outlet noted.

In June 1998, the renowned talk-radio personality acquired a 2.6-acre estate comprising of a main mansion and two smaller single-family homes. The property is located at 1495 North Ocean Blvd., 1501 North Ocean Blvd., and 108 Mediterranean Road and was purchased for a sum of $3.9 million.


The primary residence, as per its listing, boasts seven bedrooms, as well as 12-and-a-half bathrooms, and encompasses 22,630 square feet.

As for the two smaller homes, one spans 2,900 square feet, and the other spans 2,200 square feet.

The estate features a range of amenities, including breathtaking ocean vistas, a swimming pool, and a putting green. In addition, the property comes with infrastructure for 24/7 security, as well as four extra guest houses, the WJ reported.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the recent $155 million sale of Kathryn Limbaugh’s home has set a record for the Palm Beach area. The previous highest real estate sale on the barrier island took place in 2013 when hedge fund manager Ken Griffin paid $129.6 million for four pieces of land in Palm Beach.

Following Limbaugh’s passing two years ago, Palm Beach resident Gay Hart Gaines fondly recalled him as a generous neighbor and a good friend, said the WJ.

“Rush was the kindest, most genuinely generous man I have ever met. He gave me my first iPhone in 2007 and everyone I have owned since,” Gaines told the Palm Beach Post.

“He was deeply patriotic and the most sincere patriot I have ever known,” she said. “He hugely influenced America for years and will be not only missed terribly, but is irreplaceable, period!”


Several of Limbaugh’s fans reacted to the sale of the home on social media, which was posted on Twitter by James Golden, a.k.a. “Bo Snerdley,” who was Rush’s only producer and call screener for the 30-plus years he did his show.

“I still miss Rush. He was a guest in my life almost every day for thirty years. A friend I never met. Yes, I miss him a lot,” said one.

“My Hero. No amount of money could replace Rush. I’m sure Kathryn would give that money and more to have him back. So would we,” said another.


Rush was born on January 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He began his career in broadcasting in 1971 as a disc jockey for a small radio station in Pennsylvania. He later moved to Kansas City, where he worked as a talk show host on a local radio station. In 1984, Limbaugh began broadcasting nationally and quickly became a noted figure for his conservative views and bombastic style.

“The Rush Limbaugh Show” became the highest-rated talk show in the country, airing on more than 650 radio stations nationwide.  Throughout his career, Limbaugh faced criticism for his comments on race, gender, and other sensitive topics. In 2012, he called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” after she testified before Congress in support of insurance coverage for birth control. Limbaugh later apologized for his comments.


In February 2020, Limbaugh announced that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. He continued to host his radio show throughout his treatment, but his health deteriorated, and he took a leave of absence in October 2020. Limbaugh passed away on February 17, 2021, at the age of 70.

“Limbaugh wrote the best-selling books The Way Things Ought to Be (1992) and See, I Told You So (1993). He also penned the children’s series Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans: Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims (2013), Rush Revere and the First Patriots (2014), Rush Revere and the American Revolution (2014), Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner (2015), and Rush Revere and the Presidency (2016); several of the books were written with his wife, Kathryn,” Britannica noted.

“In 1993, he was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. In February 2020, Limbaugh announced that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Shortly after his initial lung cancer diagnosis, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by then-President Donald Trump,” the outlet added.


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